Top Baby Names for Twins

Most Popular Twin Names

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Naming twins is not like naming a single baby. It starts with the obvious, you need to come up with more than one name at the time. While that might seem fairly easy, some couples fight a lot over a single baby name, and choosing twin names is even more difficult.

Twin names need to go together without sounding so similar that they are easily confused. They should be complimentary, but equal in terms of weirdness or historical.

This can make choosing twin names vastly different than a first born, and even more difficult than naming a sibling.

One thing that can help people overcome that barrier is to have a list of commonly used twin names to look at while making a selection. This is not to say that everyone looks at this list and chooses a set of names, but it allows couples to have a starting point to say what names they like and don't like, both individually and as a set.

Sometimes you want to choose twin names that focus on the individuality of the children, other times, emphasizing the nature of having a twin is more important. This is something that you can learn from reading other twin names. So, this list is a great place to start with some common twin names for both girl/girl twins, boy/boy twins, and girl/boy twins.

Every year the Social Security Administration used to compile, not only the most popular baby names but the most popular names for twins.

After each set of names, you'll see the number of twin sets who were given that name, if available.

Most Popular Twin Names for Girl/Girl Twins

  1. Ella, Emma 44
  2. Olivia, Sophia 42
  3. Gabriella, Isabella 34
  4. Faith, Hope 32
  5. Ava, Emma 28
  6. Isabella, Sophia 25
  7. Madison, Morgan
  8. Ava, Ella 21
  9. Ava, Olivia 21
  10. Mackenzie, Madison 21
  1. Abigail, Isabella
  2. Abigail, Emma
  3. Hailey, Hannah 19
  4. Makayla, Mackenzie 19
  5. Addison, Avery 17
  6. Elizabeth, Emily 17
  7. Ava, Mia 16
  8. Heaven, Nevaeh 16
  9. Abigail, Emily 14
  10. Emma, Olivia 14
  11. London, Paris 14
  12. Chloe, Claire 13
  13. Mia, Mya 13
  14. Anna, Emma 12
  15. Arianna, Brianna 12
  16. IsabellaOlivia 12
  17. Abigail, Lillian 11
  18. Addison, Ava 11
  19. Emma, Isabella 11
  20. Samantha, Sophia 11
  21. Ella, Olivia 10
  22. Emma, Hannah 10
  23. Emma, Mia 10
  24. Faith, Grace 10
  25. Madison, Makenzie 10
  26. Madison, Olivia 10
  27. Abigail, Olivia 9
  28. Annabella, Isabella 9
  29. Chloe, Zoe 9
  30. Elizabeth, Isabella 9
  31. Elizabeth, Victoria 9
  32. Jada, Jade 9
  33. Julia, Sophia 9
  34. Kayla, Kylie 9
  35. Madison, Megan 9
  36. Mia, Sophia 9
  37. Natalie, Olivia 9
  38. Paige, Payton 9
  39. Serenity, Trinity 9
  40. Valentina, Valeria 9

Most Popular Twin Names for Girl/Boy Twins

  1. Madison, Mason 32
  2. Emma, Ethan 28
  3. Taylor, Tyler 26
  4. Madison, Michael 19
  5. Jayda, Jayden 17
  6. Madison, Matthew 17
  7. Samuel, Sophia 17
  8. Addison, Aiden 14
  9. Olivia, Owen 13
  10. Zachary, Zoe 13
  11. Addison, Jackson 12
  12. Aiden, Ava 12
  13. Emily, Ethan 12
  14. Emma, Ryan 12
  15. Isaac, Isabella 12
  16. Natalie, Nathan 12
  17. Abigail, Benjamin 11
  18. Andrew, Emma 11
  19. Isabella, Isaiah 11
  20. Jada, Jaden 11
  21. Brian, Brianna 10
  22. Emma, Jack 10
  23. Aiden, Emma 9
  24. Eli, Ella 9
  25. Jacob, Olivia 9
  26. Lily, Logan 9
  27. Michael, Michelle 9
  28. Naomi, Noah 9
  29. Abigail, Alexander 8
  30. Abigail, Andrew 8
  31. Brandon, Brianna 8
  32. Chloe, Christian 8
  1. Elizabeth, William 8
  2. Emily, Matthew 8
  3. Emma, Jacob 8
  4. Emma, William 8
  5. Jacob, Sarah 8
  6. Lilly, Logan 8
  7. Nicholas, Sophia 8
  8. Noah, Sophia 8
  9. Oliver, Olivia 8
  10. Sophia, William 8
  11. Abigail, Jacob 7
  12. Addison, Austin 7
  13. Alexander, Sophia 7
  14. Ella, Jackson 7
  15. Emma, Evan 7
  16. Emma, James 7
  17. Jayla, Jaylen 7
  18. Zachary, Zoey 7

Most Popular Twin Names for Boy/Boy Twins

  1. Jacob, Joshua 69
  2. Ethan, Evan 54
  3. Jayden, Jordan 52
  4. Daniel, David 50
  5. Matthew, Michael 35
  6. Landon, Logan 32
  7. Elijah, Isaiah 31
  8. Jacob, Joseph 30
  9. Jayden, Jaylen 27
  10. Isaac, Isaiah 26
  11. Caleb, Joshua 25
  12. Andrew, Matthew 22
  13. James, John 22
  14. Alexander, Nicholas 21
  15. Jeremiah, Josiah 21
  16. Joseph, Joshua 21
  17. Nathan, Nicholas 21
  1. Jonathan, Joshua 20
  2. Logan, Lucas 20
  3. Ethan, Nathan 19
  4. Aiden, Ethan 18
  5. Jeremiah, Joshua 18
  6. Alexander, Andrew 17
  7. Alexander, Benjamin 17
  8. Logan, Luke 17
  9. Jacob, Lucas 16
  10. Jonathan, Joseph 16
  11. Nathan, Noah 16
  12. Andrew, Anthony 15
  13. Brandon, Bryan 15
  14. Daniel, Michael 15
  15. Daniel, Samuel 15
  16. Isaiah, Jeremiah 15
  17. Jaden, Jordan 15
  18. Jayden, Kayden 15
  19. John, Joseph 15
  20. Matthew, Ryan 15
  21. Aiden, Austin 14
  22. Benjamin, Samuel 14
  23. Christopher, Nicholas 14
  24. Taylor, Tyler 14
  25. Benjamin, William 13
  26. Hayden, Hunter 13
  27. Santiago, Sebastian 13
  28. Alexander, Anthony 12
  29. Alexander, William 12
  30. Brandon, Brian 12
  31. Carter, Cooper 12
  32. Evan, Owen 12
  33. Evan, Ryan 12

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It is important to note that Social Security Administration has ceased compiling names for twins in popularity.

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